Rockets vs. Kings: Play-by-play, highlights and reactions

The Houston Rockets (12-32) play against the Sacramento Kings (27-27) at Golden 1 Center

Game Time: 6:00 PM EST on Sunday January 16, 2022

Houston Rockets 0, Sacramento Kings 0 (6:00 pm ET)

What’s the buzz on Twitter?

Memphis Grizzlies @memgrizz
Congrats @Allan Houston.
He founded and oversees The FISLL Project and Allan Houston Legacy Foundation (AHLF) with a focus on promoting youth mentoring, responsible fatherhood and entrepreneurship.
(@MidSouthFord) pic.twitter.com/fqL4Rci5UO6:00 PM

Jason Anderson @JandersonSacBee
Starters for @Sacramento Kings vs. Houston Rockets – 1/16:
G – De’Aaron Fox
G – Terence Davis II
F – Harrison Barnes
F – Chimezie Metu
C – Richaun Holmes – 5:34 PM
Sacramento Kings @SacramentoKings
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👑 @De’Aaron Fox
👑 @terencedavisjr  
👑 @Harrison Barnes
👑 @Chimezie Metu
👑 @Richaun Holmes pic.twitter.com/NjyVSST7P35:33 PM

Jason Anderson @JandersonSacBee
Updated Injury Report vs. Houston Rockets – 1/16:
Richaun Holmes (return to competition reconditioning) – AVAILABLE
Damian Jones (return to competition reconditioning) – AVAILABLE
Marvin Bagley III (right shoulder soreness) – OUT – 5:32 PM
Adam Wexler @AdamJWexler
#Rockets starters at Kings: Gordon, Green, Porter Jr., Tate, Wood
Kings starters: Barnes, T. Davis, Fox, Holmes, Metu – 5:31 PM
James Ham @James_HamNBA
Updated Injury Report vs. Houston Rockets – 1/16:
Richaun Holmes (return to competition reconditioning) – AVAILABLE
Damian Jones (return to competition reconditioning) – AVAILABLE
Marvin Bagley III (right shoulder soreness) – OUT – 5:31 PM
James Ham @James_HamNBA
Sunday Musings: How The Kings Beat would try to change the core of the Kings kings-beat.beehiiv.com/p/sunday-musin…5:20 PM
Memphis Grizzlies @memgrizz
Congrats Elvin Hayes.
Hayes starred at the University of Houston, where he was one of the men’s basketball program’s first Black athletes, & competed in “The Game of the Century,” leading the second-ranked Cougars to an upset win over Lew Alcindor’s UCLA Bruins.
(@MidSouthFord) pic.twitter.com/18DbsTDPF45:00 PM

Houston Rockets @HoustonRockets
Time for work. 💼
@MichelobUltra | #ULTRADrip pic.twitter.com/8Ab95ahIKz4:40 PM

David Hardisty @clutchfans
Stephen Silas recognizes that Kevin Porter Jr is going through “the learning curve of becoming a point guard in the NBA” but adds “Just like any other point guard, as they get older, they get better. That’s going to be him.” – 4:35 PM
James Ham @James_HamNBA
According to Gentry, neither the team nor Marvin Bagley are concerned about his shoulder being a long term issue. He came in today and had some soreness. – 4:23 PM
Sean Cunningham @SeanCunningham
Terence Davis gets the start to replace Tyrese Haliburton. Richaun Holmes will also return to the starting five. – 4:20 PM
James Ham @James_HamNBA
“We like Buddy (off the bench) and we like the matchup with Davion also.” -Alvin Gentry on why Terence Davis is starting instead of Hield – 4:19 PM
Sean Cunningham @SeanCunningham
Marvin Bagley will also not play today due to a sore shoulder, however Alvin Gentry says Richaun Holmes & Damian Jones will be available for the Kings – 4:18 PM
James Ham @James_HamNBA
Starters:
De’Aaron Fox
Terence Davis
Harrison Barnes
Chimezie Metu
Richaun Holmes – 4:18 PM
James Ham @James_HamNBA
Richaun Holmes and Damian Jones are both active today according to Alvin Gentry. – 4:17 PM
James Ham @James_HamNBA
Louis King is here with the team today. – 4:15 PM
Kyle Draper @KyleDraperTV
Came across 3 tickets for todays #Kings #Rockets game in #Sacramento Giving them away. First person to tell reply with what year Doug Christie came into the #NBA gets them. – 4:12 PM
James Ham @James_HamNBA
In addition to Haliburton, Marvin Bagley is out today with right shoulder soreness. – 4:08 PM
Sean Cunningham @SeanCunningham
Kings guard Tyrese Haliburton will not play today vs. Houston as he has been added to the COVID-19 health & safety protocols. – 4:00 PM
Jason Anderson @JandersonSacBee
According to a league source, Kings forward Marvin Bagley III will miss today’s game against the Houston Rockets due to right shoulder soreness. The Kings will also be without Tyrese Haliburton, who has entered NBA health and safety protocols. – 3:57 PM
Cayleigh Griffin @cayleighgriffin
Kings guard Tyrese Haliburton is OUT today in health & safety protocols. He played Friday vs. Houston. – 3:42 PM
Jason Anderson @JandersonSacBee
Sacramento Kings guard Tyrese Haliburton has entered NBA health and safety protocols ahead of today’s game against the Houston Rockets. – 3:34 PM
James Ham @James_HamNBA
According to a league source, Tyrese Halliburton has entered the NBA’s health and safety protocols. Haliburton is the 12th Sacramento King to enter protocols. – 3:30 PM
Mark Woods @markbritball
Luke Caldwell comes seventh at the Houston Marathon in a debut time of 2 hours, 11 minutes and 33 seconds – 3 secs outside world champs QT.
Fellow Brit Alice Wright second in the women’s race (2:29:08) with Emily Kearney 13th on her marathon bow. – 3:12 PM
Houston Rockets @HoustonRockets
Running it back! 🚀
⏰ 5:00 PM Tip-Off
📺 @ATTSportsNetSW
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Buddy Hield @buddyhield
Thank God For Life, Health and Strength 🙏🏾💪🏾✊🏾 – 1:25 PM
Jason Anderson @JandersonSacBee
Kings gameday live: Another Kings player clears COVID-19 protocols for rematch vs. Rockets sacbee.com/sports/nba/sac…1:12 PM
Noel Harris @NorCalNoel916
I finally watched the SNL skit in full. I didn’t think it was that funny overall, but I laughed a few times.
I’m just glad to see the Sacramento Kings get some national run since ESPN and TNT don’t broadcast their games.
Here it is if you haven’t seen it
youtube.com/watch?v=bGAr_0…1:06 PM
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